The WORST episodes of Car S.O.S.
Every episode of Car S.O.S. ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Car S.O.S.!
We Brits love our cars but, just like any relationship, sometimes things can get a little rusty. Meet master mechanic Fuzz Townshend and radio and TV presenter Tim Shaw, a petrol-head pair who undertake dramatic automobile interventions across the UK, hoping to return some much-loved motors to their former glory. With a tight deadline to turn each job around without the owners knowing, find out how these neglected classics fell in need of a little loving care – and what Fuzz and Tim can do to get them back on the road.
#2 - Vauxhall Astra GTE
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/26/2016
General Motors was a late entrant to the hot hatch market - but when it did turn up to the party, it did so with an amazingly effective offering.
#3 - Mini Cooper S
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/2/2016
Tim and Fuzz head to Eastbourne on a quest to secretly restore a 1962 Mini Cooper S and transform it into a Monte Carlo-winning replica.
#4 - AC Aceca
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/14/2016
Today Tim and Fuzz are off to Leeds to take on one of the most beautiful British sports cars that no one has ever heard of - the AC Aceca.
#7 - Peugeot 205 GTI
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/19/2018
Tim and Fuzz take on their first ever rally car , an 1989 Peugeot 205GTi that turns out to not be all that it purports to be. The car belongs to veterinary surgeon Jeremy a once keen amateur rally driver whose racing ambitions were curtailed when his wife developed brain cancer. Former Monte Carlo winner and race legend Paddy Hopkirk joins the team to give Jeremy a day to remember.
#14 - Stirling Moss Sprite Special
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/9/2015
Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore more classic motors, beginning with a historic racing car - the Austin Healey Sebring Sprite - so that Stirling Moss can get back behind the wheel.
#18 - Datsun 240z
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/28/2016
Today Tim and Fuzz are off to West Sussex to rescue an iconic 1970s motor - the first truly successful Japanese car export - the Datsun 240z.
#19 - Mazda Mx5
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/12/2016
Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a sports car for a former ambulance driver in Plymouth, who was forced to abandon the project for health reasons.
#20 - BMW 2002 Turbo
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/21/2016
A Car S.O.S. call comes in for a BMW 2002 Turbo, but it becomes apparent that this legendary motor might prove a restoration challenge too far.
#21 - Ford Mondeo
Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/9/2023
Featuring Nigel Mansell and Tyson Fury, Tim and Fuzz rescue a 2000 Ford Mondeo belonging to Karl, a widowed father of two who has faced three years of tragedy and has been unable to look after the car that once belonged to his now deceased dad. His family and friends want to show Karl that good things do still happen, and Car S.O.S is here to help.
#22 - Toyota Supra Mk.4
Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/14/2022
Tim and Fuzz take on a 1993 Toyota Supra Mk.4 owned by former competitive motorcycle racer Lisa, who after a road accident is no longer able to ride her beloved bikes.
#23 - Triumph GT6
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/29/2018
Tim and Fuzz pick up Andrew's 1971 Triumph GT6 a classic British two seater sports car. This sleek coupe with its powerful straight six two litre engine was Triumph answer to its rivals MGB GT and is now a desirable classic. However, with petrol head Andrew struggling with the effects of Marfan's syndrome restoring his own car is now impossible. The Car SOS team step in to try and save the day.
#24 - JCB Digger
Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/20/2023
In a departure from the norm, Car S.O.S travel to Southend to take on a 1978 JCB digger. The vehicle belongs to former carpenter Kev who has recently suffered two heart attacks and is now unable to look after his pride and joy.